This section provides a brief overview of Hungary’s insolvency register.
In Hungary, the Government has designated the Company Information and Electronic Company Registration Service (Céginformációs és az Elektronikus Cégeljárásban Közreműködő Szolgálat) of the Ministry of Justice as the body responsible for establishing and operating the insolvency register.
This body uses Magyar Közlöny Lap- és Könyvkiadó Kft. [the Hungarian official publications office] to carry out data processing, IT development, technical operation and technical database security tasks.
The insolvency register is available at https://fizeteskeptelenseg.im.gov.hu/.
The insolvency register contains details of all economic operators and civil society organisations against which insolvency proceedings have been opened in Hungary.
Insolvency proceedings in Hungary are governed by Act XLIX of 1991 on bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings. Act CLXXV of 2011 on civil society organisations applies to bankruptcy and liquidation proceedings against civil society organisations (associations and foundations), but all other aspects are governed by Act XLIX of 1991.
No fees or expenses are charged for access to data in the insolvency register. Anyone consulting the insolvency register must declare in advance that the data searched for in the register will not be used for commercial purposes or to create a database to be used for such purposes.
In line with Section 6/N of Act XLIX of 1991, the register contains the following information:
The search criterion can be chosen from a drop-down menu. Using the drop-down menu, it is possible to search in the insolvency register by entering one of the following:
Detailed information about searching can be found at https://fizeteskeptelenseg.im.gov.hu/.
Direct bulk data searches or data downloads from the insolvency register are not possible under current legislation.
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